Mastin publishes on plant systematics and evolution

Dec. 14, 2017

Jared Mastin , Integrated Biology BS 2013, and MS 2017, recently published “Evidence for genetic allopolyploidy in Eutrema edwardsii (Brassicaceae): implications for conservation” in the international journal Plant Systematics and Evolution . The paper, which is co-authored by Leo P. Bruederle (Associate Professor of Integrative Biology) and Peter Anthamatten (Associate...

Sanders takes second in ESA competition

Dec. 14, 2017

Erin Sanders, Psychology BA 2012, and current MS Integrated Biology student, received second place in the 2017 Student Competition for the Presidents Prize from the Entomological Society of America.

Scrivner op-ed on binary communication strategy

Dec. 14, 2017

Communication MA student Eli Woody Scrivner had an op-ed published by The Capital-Journal . "We engage in binary thinking by creating two sides in a conversation, and these two sides almost always boil down to ‘right’ or ‘wrong.’ When we hear someone present a standpoint that is different than ours,...

Center for Faculty Development introducing Communities of Practice

Nov. 30, 2017

Starting in Spring, CFD is organizing three new groups dedicated to discovering knowledge and nurturing community around the work faculty do as educators. Each Communities of Practice (CoP) is organized around a topic and faculty participate by engaging in discussion, sharing ideas, and resources. Each CoP meets 5 times over...

Lumans wins NEA Grant

Nov. 30, 2017

English Instructor Alexander Lumans recently won a National Endowment for the Arts grant which will help fund the writing his first novel, about a female Norwegian Polar Guard working in the Arctic Circle in the near future. Lumans has been working on the book for about 2 years so far,...

Miller and Narrowe publish on microbially produced methane in wetlands

Nov. 30, 2017

Biology PhD student Adrienne Narrowe and Assistant Professor Department of Integrative Biology Christopher S. Miller contributed to a recent publication in Nature Communications showing that microbially produced methane in a freshwater wetland is produced in parts of the wetland where it was previously assumed no methane was coming from, from...

Denver Metro Regional Science and Engineering Fair - Make a difference by helping Feb 16-18

Nov. 16, 2017

200+ volunteers and judges make the DMRSEF a success for 500+ local kids every year, and this year will be the second year on the Auraria campus. Morning, afternoon or full-day shifts are available. Opportunities range from Check-in to Awards Ceremony, and are open to all ages and ability levels...

Chemistry students and faculty present research at ACS RMR conference

Nov. 16, 2017

Eleven CU-Denver students and Chemistry faculty mentors presented their research on a variety of topics, including DNA modification, cell signaling, and chemistry education, at the 2017 American Chemical Society Rocky Mountain Regional Meeting in Loveland, Colorado, October 25-28. Masters students Kirubel Tekletsadik and Nara Chon, postdoctoral scholar Chun-Hung Wang, and...

Fennell wins Denver Metro Administrator Award

Nov. 16, 2017

Karen Fennell, Executive Assistant to Dean Pamela Jansma, recently won the Achiever Award at the Denver Metro Admin Awards . The Achiever Award recognizes the high performing Administrative Professional that successfully performs difficult tasks and solves challenging problems day after day as a result of their resourcefulness and relentless perseverance.

Jose wins 2018 Brodie Prize

Nov. 16, 2017

Assistant Professor of Political Science Betcy Jose was awarded the 2018 Brodie Prize by the journal of Contemporary Security Policy . The Journal editors award the Bernard Brodie Prize annually to the author(s) of the most outstanding article published in the journal the previous year. Jose won for her article,...

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